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COMMENTARY: How Lawmakers Are Trying to Control San Francisco’s Catholic Schools

The debate over Archbishop Cordileone’s enforcement of faculty morality guidelines calling contraception, gay sexual relations, and self pleasure “gravely evil” brings up a broader debate about how religious schools across America can stay true to their faith.

03/10/2015

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‘Erotic Service Providers’ Sue To Legalize Prostitution, Overturn 1961 Ban

The Erotic Service Providers Legal, Education and Research Project claims the state’s current anti-prostitution law violates the Constitutional rights of sex workers.

03/05/2015

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California Lawmakers Want High School Students To Learn About ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sexual Consent Law

Two California lawmakers said Tuesday that they are hoping to get a head start on preventing sexual assaults on college campuses by having high school students learn about what constitutes consensual sex.

03/03/2015

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Female Student Sexually Assaulted On UC Berkeley Campus

A suspect sexually battered a 22-year-old student Wednesday on the campus of University of California at Berkeley, university police said Thursday.

02/26/2015

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone (Archdiocese of SF)

San Francisco Catholic Archdiocese Won’t Classify Teachers As Ministers, Has Not Dropped Morality Clause Proposal

The Catholic Archdiocese in San Francisco is backing away from a plan to designate teachers as ministers, but has not announced plans to withdraw another controversial proposal for high school teachers to adhere to a morality clause in their contracts.

02/24/2015

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Vatican Gives Gay Catholic Group Unprecedented VIP Treatment

The Vatican did something it has never done before by giving a group of U.S. gay and lesbian Catholics VIP seats at Pope Francis’ weekly general audience Wednesday.

02/18/2015

Wen Yen Gold (Hayward Police)

Fugitive For 4 Years In Bay Area Human Trafficking Investigation Turns Herself In

A suspect in a sex trafficking ring in four Bay Area counties who has been a fugitive for four years turned herself in to authorities Tuesday morning.

02/18/2015

Suspect accused of kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault of a Domino's Pizza delivery driver in Antioch on February 8, 2015. (Eastcountytoday.net)

Domino’s Delivery Woman Kidnapped, Raped At Gunpoint After Antioch Delivery

A Domino’s delivery woman was kidnapped and raped at gunpoint by a teen customer Sunday morning after trying to deliver him a pizza in Antioch, police said.

02/08/2015

Carlyle Villazon, 33, was arrested in Union City Wednesday in connection with a sex assault on an 8-year old girl at the 99 Cents Only store in Cherryland. (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Suspect In Alameda County Sex Assault On 8-Year Old Girl Is Recently Released High-Risk Sex Offender

A suspect arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl at a dollar store in unincorporated Alameda County on Sunday is a high-risk sex offender who had recently been released from prison after serving time […]

02/05/2015

"Fifty Shades of Grey" (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

Fifty Shades Of Grey ‘Pleasure’ Products Make Their Way Into Mainstream Grocery Stores

Americans buy an estimated billion dollars’ worth of “pleasure” products every year, and with the growing popularity of the Fifty Shades of Grey novels and upcoming movie some of those intimate products are showing up in supermarkets.

02/02/2015

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